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September 21, 2014

6 reasons why Filipinos shouldn’t buy smartwatches yet

With the announcement of various smartwatches from different manufacturers, a lot of people are probably considering getting one – including me. However, I’ve given it some thought and I have decided that it’s not the proper time to buy a smartwatch, or to even plan to. Here are 6 reasons why you should hold back […]

September 17, 2014

7 new features for old iPhones when iOS 8 arrives

Still rocking an iPhone 4S? If you’re not one of the people getting the new iPhone 6 then fret not. With iOS 8’s pending release in a few hours, your “old school” iPhone will pretty much get a refreshed software packed with added functionalities. Here are some of the new features to be available for both the iPhone […]

September 12, 2014

Alcatel OneTouch Pop S3: 4G LTE for Php6,999

Alcatel has just launched in the country the OneTouch Pop S3, the company’s affordable Android smartphone that features a 4-inch display and 4G LTE connectivity for under Php7K.

September 12, 2014

In defense of the iPhone 6

Much has been said about the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. A lot of them, including other competing brands, have made jokes, mocked or bashed the new iPhone 6 due to the glaring fact that most of the technology and features that it introduced have been around for a while and have been present […]

September 11, 2014

5 “innovations” for iPhone 6 not new to Android phones

Apple already unveiled its newest handsets – the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Along with them come features that are pleasant and new to the ears of iFans but have already been experienced by Android users for quite some time now. We list down these features for comparison’s sake.

September 10, 2014

Starmobile Vida: 3.5-inch Android Kitkat for Php2,499

Starmobile has recently announced the latest addition to their Android smartphone portfolio, the Starmobile Vida which is dubbed as the “Most Affordable Android KitKat Smartphone with 3G” connectivity.

September 10, 2014

Wear this: Garmin Vivofit Smartband

Garmin has been known for making GPS devices so it’s not that surprising that they’d also go into the health and fitness market with the Vivofit smartband. We’ve been using one for about a week along with other smartbands to see how it fares against the earlier ones.

September 08, 2014

Alcatel outs new POP smartphone and tablet with 64-bit CPUs

Along with the new OneTouch Hero smartphones and tablets announced last week during the IFA, Alcatel has also announced two new entry-level POP devices powered by the 64-bit Snapdragon 410 quad-core CPUs – the POP 2 smartphone, and the POP 8S tablet.

September 04, 2014

Samsung Gear S: curved smartwatch runs on Tizen

Samsung is really banking on wearables this year and the announcement of the Samsung Gear S as a companion smartwatch to the Galaxy Note 4 is another testament to that.

August 30, 2014

This smartphone is water, dust, and explosion-proof

The Bartec Pixavi Impact X is probably the toughest smartphone that will soon be available. In addition to the usual water- and dust-proofing of phones, it boasts being imperishable to impact, drop, corrosion, and explosion. Yes, you read that right. It runs on an Android Jelly Bean OS and has dual rear cameras as part […]

August 29, 2014

Nokia brings Here to Samsung Gear and Smartphones

In a rather unexpected Tweet yesterday, accompanied by a minimalist picture with the words “Here for Gear”, Nokia gave us hint that their popular navigation software (Nokia Here) will most likely be incorporated to Samsung Gear watches and Samsung Galaxy Smartphones.

August 28, 2014

Samsung Gear S with 3G connectivity officially announced

Samsung has officially announced their latest wearable device that features a 2-inch curved Super AMOLED display, IP67-certified body, and 3G connectivity – the Gear S.

August 22, 2014

Roccat Skeltr gaming keyboard for smartphone

Roccat’s new gaming keyboard concept, the Skeltr, includes a smartphone dock to add better gaming experience.

August 21, 2014

LG announces L Bello and L Fino quad-core smartphones

LG Electronics has announced a pair of smartphones that pack quad-core processors, 3G connectivity, Android KitKat, and the company’s proprietary UX features – the 5-inch LG L Bello and the 4.5-inch LG L Fino.

August 20, 2014

Our Top 10 Smartphones below Php15k for 2014

Following our top 10 list of smartphones below Php10k, we have another one just for you! This time, we compiled the best smartphones falling under a price tag of Php15,000, so if you’re looking for your next smartphone and you have this much allocated for your budget, read on!

August 14, 2014

Smart officially brings LTE-Advanced 5G Internet in PH

Smart is proud to announce that today marks the beginning of the 5G era in the Philippines as they officially bring and activate their LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) technology for mobile subscribers.

August 06, 2014

Playground Smart Watch Quick Review

Every now and then we get interesting gadgets to review like the Playground BS-200 Bluetooth Speaker and Playground PF100 which we reviewed recently. As a follow up, we received a new toy from the same brand and this time it’s a smart watch. Check out our quick review of the Playground Smart Watch below.

August 05, 2014

MyPhone Agua Rio LTE, KitKat and LTE for Php6,499

MyPhone has revealed their new smartphone that sports a 4.5-inch display, quad-core CPU, LTE connectivity, Android KitKat, and an affordable price tag of Php6,499 – the MyPhone Rio LTE.

August 04, 2014

Harman / Kardon NC noise-cancelling headphones Review

The Harman / Kardon NC is one of those over-ear headphones that comes with a premium build and design, can deliver great sound quality, partnered with an impressive proprietary noise-cancelling technology. However, such combination of features surely do not come cheap. Is the Harman / Kardon NC worth considering then? Find out by reading our […]

July 11, 2014

Starmobile Turbo, quad-core with KitKat for Php6,990

Starmobile has announced the Turbo – a new budget Android smartphone that sports a 5-inch HD display, quad-core CPU, HSPA+ connectivity, and Android 4.4 KitKat -for Php6,990.

July 09, 2014

Game of Phones: If Mobile Phones were Characters in Westeros!

Smartphone geek? Game of Thrones fan? Some of us from YugaTech seem to be both, and we connected the lines between the two. Say hello to Game of Phones: If Operating Systems were Characters in Westeros!

June 25, 2014

Honda unveils all new Jazz starting at Php768,000

Honda Philippines launches the third generation Jazz that is dubbed “The One”. It combines a fresh look with new technologies to achieve more dynamic performance, fuel economy, and overall functionality.

June 23, 2014

Samsung Curved UHDTV gets PH pricing

The other week, Samsung Philippines invited us to an overnight stay at the Shangri-la Hotel in Makati so we could use their newest Curved UHDTV.

June 21, 2014

Philips Fidelio X1 Quick Review

The Philips Fidelio X1 is a premium-grade headphone made with high-end materials and will surely entice audiophiles by simply looking at it. It falls on the open-back category which we’re a fan of, so read on as we excitedly take a look at this top-of-the-line pair of cans from Philips.

June 06, 2014

Cherry Mobile Axis now available for Php4,499

The Cherry Mobile Axis – an Android smartphone that packs a 4.5-inch display, 8 megapixel camera, quad-core CPU, and NFC connectivity, is now available for Php4,499.

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